Saturday, May 01, 2010

Working folks

Working folks don't enjoy easy lives these days.

I expect that has always been true.

In working my way through the epistle of St. James recently, I discovered that the brother of Jesus had some very pointed things to say about working people, wealthy people and the way the system works or doesn't work for the poor.

Sometimes you just need a song for reflection and strength. Songs often recognize the obvious, but in ways that lend encouragement to the struggle.

Take it away, Merle!

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